The 2012 Southern California Book Festival has issued a call for published and unpublished works in fiction, non-fiction, biography/autobiography, how-to, compilations/anthologies, photography/art, children’s, cookbooks, poetry, spiritual, young adult, business/technology, unpublished manuscripts, wild card (anything goes!), nature/animals, and regional lit.
There is no date of publication restriction, but all entries must be in English or Spanish. Deadline for submission is October 25, 2012.
Grand prize for the 2012 Southern California Book Festival winner is $1500 cash and a flight to the awards ceremony in November, 2012 in San Diego.